By Peter Carey, based on the true story of a literary hoax.
Read by Barbara Flynn.Sarah meets an old man in a bicycle repair shop in the backstreets of Kuala Lumpur.
Sarah's encounter in a bicycle repair shop offers a hint of mysteries to come.
Sarah learns the consequences of Chubb's fraud - an obscenity trial, a suicide, and a horrifying shock for Chubb himself.
Chubb comes face to face with his creation.
As Chubb's life unfolds before her, Sarah learns of the role of a beautiful but mysterious young woman.
Sarah becomes fixated by Chubb and his story and is determined to get another glimpse of the poems he carries.
Sarah learns how Chubb became a father for a week before seeing his own creation steal his child.
In her quest to secure his astonishing poems, Sarah must listen to more of Chubb's life story.
Chubb's story reaches its conclusion as Sarah makes her last bid for the bewitching book of poems.